When it comes to classic comfort food, few things beat a juicy pulled pork sandwich smothered in tangy BBQ sauce. Slow-cooked to perfection, this recipe is the ultimate crowd-pleaser for any occasion, whether you're hosting a weekend BBQ or simply craving a satisfying weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lbs. pork shoulder, bone-in
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 8-10 soft buns

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 300°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper.
  3. Rub the spice mixture all over the pork shoulder, making sure to coat it evenly.
  4. Place the pork shoulder in a large Dutch oven or roasting pan.
  5. Mix together the BBQ sauce and chicken broth, and pour the mixture over the pork shoulder.
  6. Cover the Dutch oven or roasting pan with a lid or foil, and bake for 3-4 hours, or until the pork is tender and falling apart.
  7. Remove the pork from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  8. Using two forks, shred the pork into bite-sized pieces.
  9. Spoon some of the BBQ sauce from the pan over the shredded pork, and mix it in.
  10. Toast the buns lightly, and pile the pulled pork high onto the bottom half of each bun.
  11. Top with more BBQ sauce and the top half of the bun.
  12. Serve hot and enjoy!

Tips

  • You can also cook the pork in a slow cooker on low for 8-10 hours instead of using the oven.
  • Try adding coleslaw or pickles to your sandwich for some extra crunch and flavor.
  • This recipe is great for meal prep - make a batch on Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week.

Conclusion

There's nothing quite like a classic BBQ pulled pork sandwich to satisfy your comfort food cravings. This recipe is easy to make and perfect for any occasion, from a weekend BBQ to a simple weeknight dinner. With a tangy BBQ sauce and melt-in-your-mouth pork, this sandwich is sure to become a family favorite. Give it a try and see for yourself!

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